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The Akhenaten Adventure

Kerr, Philip (Book - 2004 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Akhenaten Adventure


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When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers.
Authors: Kerr, Philip
Title: The Akhenaten adventure
Publisher: New York :, Orchard Books,, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 355 p. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by P.B. Kerr
Summary: When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers.
ISBN: 0439670195
Branch Call Number: j KERR
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Report This Jul 02, 2013
  • lakevilla_IDOL rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really enjoyed this book. Inside its pages unfolds a wonderful story of adventure, heroism, and a triumph againts evil. This is a great book that will get you hooked into wanting more!

This book looks cool.

Loved this book, I finished it in less than two days, this book is meant for clever kids and teenages, and it feels like the author tries to say "I know you are clever children, but I'm smarter" because it's full with history, books, and museums that - too bad - most of the children our age had never heard of.

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  • grapefruit rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a great adventure, with an engaging plot, qwertyuiop!

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  • RainLiane rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This was the book that started my love for books and appreciation to the imagination. It will forever hold a special place in my heart.

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  • lucky rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I absolutely loved this book.

interesting fantasy based on Eastern myths rather than the usual Northern European. Shows the impact that dramatic revelations can have on family life, including those who aren't included in the magic.

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  • BlackPhoenix rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

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Report This Apr 26, 2010
  • KidsLit rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Soon after their 12th birthdays, twins John and Philippa Gaunt accidentally discover that they are descended from a long line of powerful djinn. All of a sudden they have the power to grant wishes, travel anywhere and make people and objects disappear. Thankfully, they’re introduced to their Uncle Nimrod, an eccentric djinn who teaches them how to use their new-found powers. His timing couldn’t be more perfect as the twins are about embark on a dangerous mission to locate a monstrous pharaoh named Akhenaten and his eerie tomb.

Modern 12 yr. old twins find out that they are actually genies, and are taken to Egypt by their uncle where they fight evil and find adventure.

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